fludarabine (oral) (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Oforta)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Oforta)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include fever, chills, flu symptoms, mouth sores, easy bruising or bleeding, purple or red spots under your skin, behavior changes, and vision loss.
What should I avoid while taking fludarabine (Oforta)?
Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Tell your doctor at once if you develop signs of infection.
Avoid activities that increase your risk of bleeding or injury. Brush your teeth gently and use extra care while shaving.
If you have a fever, avoid taking any fever medication without first asking your doctor.
What other drugs will affect fludarabine (Oforta)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with fludarabine. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about fludarabine.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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